Did you know only 6 insurers are licensed to issue greenslips in NSW? The green slip insurers are AAMI, Allianz, GIO, QBE, NRMA Insurance and Youi. By law, every green slip must offer the same cover. Using the greenslips.com.au calculator, you can compare the cheapest greenslip from all 6 insurers. Read More
It can cost up to $7.60 to park on the street in Sydney. That’s relatively cheap compared to going to the beach. It’s $9 per hour at Balmoral Beach in summer or $10 per hour ($15 in a car park) at Manly Beach. Is Sydney’s parking the most expensive in the world? Read More
How often do you see police cars lined up to random breath test passing drivers? It was much less common in 2020, yet a bigger percentage of drivers had illegal alcohol levels in their blood. The NRMA claims we’ve become more complacent about drink driving, but are there other reasons? Why don’t we stop drink driving?
Every day people ask greenslips.com.au questions about green slips or the greenslips.com.au calculator. We’ve compiled a top ten, based on questions you asked us during 2021. Remember, you can contact us anytime with a greenslips question. Read More
The first vehicle registration in NSW is always for 12 months. After that, you can choose a registration period each time you register your vehicle. Your registration period must match your green slip period. In some cases, you must register for 12 months but you can later switch to 6-month registration. Do you know when vehicle registration expires? Read More
In Sydney, the worst place for car accidents is the Hume Highway at Liverpool. It has held this position for the past 8 years except one. Meanwhile, Friday is the most dangerous day of the week for crashes and any weekday afternoon between 1pm and 4.30pm. Find out how to avoid the worst accident black spots. Read More
In Australia you must register your vehicle before you can drive it on the roads. In NSW, you must buy CTP insurance (green slip) before you can register your vehicle. Some vehicles need a safety check (pink slip) or safety and identity check (blue slip). Find out how much your registration will cost.
This is the first article in our 6-part series, How registration works in NSW. Read More
Summer holidays are just around the corner and many people will be packing their vans for a trip. Van sales are booming and so are pet sales. In Australia, we already have more household pets than people, so you will probably be taking your dog on holiday too! Read More
Did you know Australia is the cheapest country to buy and run a car? Even though it seems expensive to buy and own a car, our high incomes makes it more affordable for us than for other nations. At the same time, Australians are bucking the international trend for buying smaller, more fuel efficient vehicles. We still prefer SUVs and Utes. Read More
Ride your Motorcycle Week is 29 November to 5 December. It’s time to get back on your bike after lockdown. Read More